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X Fergus County Democrat VOL. X. NO. 40. LEWISTOWN, FERGUS COUNTY. MONTANA, JUNE 11, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS SYLVIA PANKHURST AGAIN AR RESTED WHILE ON WAY TO SEE PRIME MINISTER. BORNE IN A LITTER BV FOUR MEN LONDON, June 10.—Miss Sylvia Pankhurst was not even permitted to approach Westminster tonight to in terview Premier Asquith. The proposed visit to the prime minister was arranged some days ago by Miss Pankhurst and other militant leaders, and it was decided that she should be carried shoulder high in the procession, as she was not considered strong enough to bear the strain of what promised to be an arduous jour ney. Before the procession had gone a mile Miss Pankhurst was arrested for the eighth time since she was sen tenced to six months' imprisonment for inciting riot in Hyde park and conveyed to Holloway jail. The procession struggled on with out a leader, but by the time it reached the Strand it had been dis persed by police. Under the leadership of George Lansbury, former socialist member of the house of commons, a deputa tion of women proceeded to parlia ment, where they were received by P. S. Illingsworth, the chief libera: whip, after having been rebuffed in all attempts to see the premier. The demonstration was organized with all the cleverness of the suf fragettes for dramatic effect. A crowd of 10,000 people gathered at 8 o'clock at the junction of Commercial road and High street, White Cnapel, where two processions were to join about the same hour. Suddenly from an upper window of the house where Miss Pankhurst resided appeared the surpliced figure of the Rev. Mr. Wills, and Sylvia Pankhurst by his side, looking ill and careworn. The clergyman addressed the waiting crowd, begged the people to keep order, and offered a prayer, invoking divine protection for the militant leader. Miss Pankhurst also addressed the crowd to the effect that it might be the last time she would have such a privilege. "But if I sacrifice my life in this cause, it will not have been in vain, if I carry on the fight in the same spirit." The procession then formed, head ed by Mr. Wills, Miss Pankhurst be ing borne in a litter by four stalwart carriers. The crowds grew steadily, but the police had carefully laid their plans, and when the procession had arrived at a point where the narrow road and the tramway traffic compelled it to divide, a sharp command was given. The streets were quickly cordoned by police and before her supporters knew what had happened Sylvia Pankhurst was under arrest and was being whisked away in a taxicab, followed by a few shrieking women. Disheartened at the loss of their leader, the women reformed their ranks, but made slow progress. A body of students attempted to interfere with them and create disturbances, but were foiled by police, who arrived in such number all along the route that they were as numerous as those in the procession. JOHN S. SLOANE TO WED THE DAUGHTER OF THOMAS EDISON Mrs. John D. Waite and Mrs. Frank E. Wright have received the an nouncement of the approaching mar riage of Miss Madeline Edison and John Eyre Sloane, which is to take place at Llewellyn Park, Orange, New Jersey on Wednesday, June 17. Miss Edison is the daughter of the world famous inventor, Thomas A. Edison, while Mr. Sloan is the son of Thomas O'Conor Sloane, of West Orange, New Jersey, a noted scientific writer and long one of the editors of the Scien tific American. John E. Sloane is a cousin of Mrs. Waite and Mrs. Wright and has spent part of two summers in Lewistown. FREIGHT DEPOT CREASE IN MILWAUKEE'S BUSINESS. MADE NECESSARY BY HEAVY IN ADDITION WILL BE COMPLETED BY ABOUT FIRST OF AUGUST Passenger Depot Is About Completed, but Much Is to Be Done in Getting the Grounds in Shape—Everything Will Be in Readiness for Traffic When Regular Service on the Great Fa'ls-Lewistown Line Begins in August—Great Northern Makes Lewistown Freight Terminus—Rail way Notes of Interest. Work on an extension for the new Milwaukee freight depot was begun this week and will be pushed to com pletion as rapidly as possible. When the freight house, which was recently finished, was planned and built, it was considered perfectly adequate to handle all the business that would go through its doors. It was no sooner completed, however, than it was found too small to accommodate the business. A month or more ago the freight office handled in the neigh borhood of 3,000,000 pounds of freight for local distribution. Business in this department has grown so rapidly that an enlargement of space has be come vitally important. One hundred feet will be added to the building containing five doors for receiving and loading. It is thought that the new building will be ready somewhere near the first of August. The Passenger Depot. The new Milwaukee passenger de pot is rapidly nearing completion. Work on the building proper has been finished, and attention is now being given to the outside. The building is well equipped with all the modern passenger depot conveniences, as well as possessing many points of beauty. The building is absolutely fire proof, tiling, marble and concrete being used extensively. With the exception of the baggage rooms and ticket office, the entire first floor is turned over to passen gers. On the second will be the of fices of clerks and officials. All fix tures are of the best, and the whole place is well lighted, both by win dows, and electric appliances. Laying Out Grounds. The grounds surrounding the depot j are now being laid out. Two gravel drives will lead from Main street, one to the freight depot and baggage rooms, and the other to the passenger platform in front of the main build ing. The drive connecting with the freight depot on the north side will be 30 feet in width and widen out to wards the baggage rooms. Between this and the passenger depot will ex tend a grass plot which will also ex tend on each side' of the passenger i driveway. A platform will extend 640 feet from Main_ street in front of ' tile depot, and there will be an island i platform further out between the two tracks and the passenger station. From present plans all this work will be completed before the new station is put into actual use. It is hoped that ajl will be in readiness by the first of August. | RAILROAD NOTES. Trainmaster A. C. Bowen of the Milwaukee, moved his family to Am herst yesterday for the months. Chief Dispatcher Munch of the Mil waukee was back at his desk yester day afternoon after a brief absence caused by tonsilitis. summer Lewistown has been made the freight terminus of this division of the Great Northern railway instead of Moccasin. Freight trains now arrive here in the evening instead of the morning as formerly, and lay here over night. J. B. Cook, traveling freight and passenger agent for the Great North ern has gone to Helena for a day or two to attend the wedding of Chief Clerk Shafer of the assistant general freight and passenger agent's office at that city. PIRES IN SHORT TIME. SEVERS JUGULAR VEIN AND EX-| DEEPLY HU MILIATED BY ARREST Was Brought Back From Butte Last Week for Issuing Check That Was Rejected-Had Money in Bank and Adjusted the Difficulty. that he felt deeply humiliated by thel arrest. After arriving here his ex-; planation that the mistake in signing the name was an inadvertance, was accepted, the money being paid, and he was discharged. The incident seemed to depress him, however, and it was doubtless while laboring under such a mood that lie committed the rash act. Inquest Today. Coroner George Creel has arranged Depressed by the keen humiliation felt because lie was arrested last week, Joseph Lindbird, for some years engaged in teaming in this city, yes terday morning committed suicide by severing his jugular vein with pocket knife. Lindbird was alone in his room at the Boyle house, on Water street, shortly before 10 o'clock, when he used the knife with deadly effect. An employe in the house heard him make an exclamation, and entering the room, found the man lying on the floor. Lindbird arose and went over to the bed, lying down, while physi cians were sent for. Drs. H. H. Wil son and C. C. Wallin were soon on the scene, but it was too late to be of any service. Was Depressed. A short time ago Lindbird issued a check upon the bank where he had an account, but signed it "Lindbirg," and because of this discrepancy it was refused. Meantime the man had started for Butte, and on arriving there was placed under arrest, a tele gram having been sent from this city upon a complaint by the party in whose favor the check was drawn. Deputy Sheriff Crowley went to Butte after the man and brought him back, A number of times Lindbird stated for an inquest today, but it is not his relatives likely that any facts of importance in addition to those stated will be developed. Lindbird was a single man, about 35 years of age, and was well thought of by his associates. He was regard ed as sober and industrious. Nothing is known at this time in regard to He was for a consider able period employed by the late Steve Anderson in moving houses, and did teaming on his own account. UTAH OEMS. AND MOOSERS ARE EXPECTED TO COMBINE SALT LAKE, Utah, June 10.—Dem ocrats and progressives will hold sep arate state conventions here tomorrow i and are expected to combine by nora inating a democrat for United States ' senator and two progressives for rep i resentatives. James Moyle will probably be nominated for senator. The progressives have several candi dates for representative in the field. Indications are that nominations for supreme court justice and state su perintendent of schools will be on a non-partisan basis. NO HOPE FOR STEVENSON. CHICAGO, June 10.—Physicians at tending Adlai E. Stevenson, vice pres ident of the United States during Gro -1 ver Cleveland's second term, had lit tie hope tonight of his recovery. The extreme heat of the last few days has greatly weakened i».e patient. Announcement The management has decided that begin ning with next week, the Weekly Democrat will be issued on Thursday, instead of Tues day. This change is made because it will en able us to give both our readers and adver tisers better service, and we are confident that they will appreciate it. C0WPLETE PROGRAM OF EXER CISES FOR FERCUS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL. ADDRESS TO BE DELIVERED BV HON. B. C. WHITE OF BUFFALO fourteen Graduates Who Will Receive Their Dip , oma8 _ R . von Tobel, Pres ident of the Board of Trustees, to Preside—Music by the Lewistown Concert Orchestra—Class Play to Be Given This Evening—The Junior Prom Friday Night—Monday Night Occurs the Alumni Reception and Dance at Armory Hall The Fourteenth annual commence ment of the Fergus County High school takes place tomorrow evening at 8:30 in the high school gymnasium. There will be a program of music, be sides the presentation of diplomas and the commencement address. The address this vear will be delivered by Honorable B. C. White of Buffalo. Mr. White is a member of the high school board and lias extensive interests in Fergus county. He is a member of the Montana bar, and a very fluent speaker. Fourteen Graduates. There are fourteen young people in the graduating class this year. The diplomas will be presented by Rudolph von Tobel, president of the county board of trustees. The program as arranged for tomor r w evening is as follows: The Program. March, "The Focus," Harry J. Line cln: Lewistown Concert Orchestra, (Invocation- Reverend C. M. Don ' a, * (! son. Vocal Solo, "Ave Maria," Raff; Miss Anna C. Scheidt, with violin obligato by Mrs. E. W. Saxl. Overture, "Fra Diavolo," Auber I arr - by Tobani;) Orchestra, Commencement Address, "Educa tion for Efficiency"—Honorable B. C. White. Novelette, "Crushes and Blushes," Sl! *del; Orchestra. Presentation of Diplomas, Rudolph von Tobel, president County Board of Trustees. March, "Lincoln Imp," Clauder; Or chestra. Benediction-—Rev. Donaldson, The members of the graduating ''lass are: To Get Diplomas, Mary M. Biglen, Teresa Gerda Bor K (, son, Efton Crook, Glenn A. Dunlap, (Continued on Page Twelve.) COMMERCIAL BODIES SEND PROTESTS TO WASHINGTON _ OBJECT TO PASSAGE OF THE CLAYTON ANTITRUST MEASURE. WASHINGTON, June 10.—Letters "' re maile<1 to President Wilson and t0 t,le P res Iding officers of tiie senate and house today by headquarters of flic chamber of commerce of the United States protesting certain pro visions in the sundry civil appropria tion bill and the Clayton anti-trust measure "discriminate against the commercial interests of the country in favor of labor and agriculture." Officials of the chamber also iiave called upon all members of the body to protest against the exemption of labor and agricultural organizations from prosecution under the anti-trust laws by the Clayton anti-trust bill, which has passed the house. ORDER MADE BY JUDGE AYERS IN ANDERSON-BURNETT CASE. CONTEMPT MATTER IS QUASHED Cases Set for Trial Today Disposed of and Business Will Be Light —Cal endar Is Rearranged of Term—Mrs. O'Brien Wins. Judge Roy E. Ayers yesterday made an order dissolving the temporary in junction issued in (lie case of Sallio Anderson against G. I*. Burnett, and also quashed the contempt proceed ing. This action followed a trip by Judge Ayers to Fort Maginnis, where he made a personal inspection of the premises. Mis Anderson brought the action to secure a perpetual injunc tion restraining the defendant from constructing an irrigating ditch across a portion of her ranch property and for damages of $4,500. Judge Ayers ruled that the injury, if tiny, was com pleted prior to the serving of the restraining order and that if there is a cause of action now it will be through a suit for damages and not by injunction. As to the irrigating ditch, it seems that an old ditch is being used, hut the defendant has deepened it and thereby made some changes. The Calendar. There have been a number of changes in the calendar for the rest of this month. Two cases set for today have been disposed of, one be ing continued, while in the other de fault was entered by agreement. There will he no case for trial today in consequence, and as it now stands the calendar is as follows: June 12-13—Mary M. Smith against Sadie Hoffman. June 15—Peter Pavliea against 1). J. Burke. June 16—Charles W. Morton against Charlotte H. Dunn. June 17—John Shea against Owen Tobin and others. June 18-19—W. J. Wiunett against Iven J. Woods. June 20—First National Bank of Miles City against Theodore Lindsay. June 22—Great Northern against Fisk. June 22—Maxirne Langevin against John I lie. June 23—II. W. Chase against Her bert V. De Frieze and others. June 24 James Zenicek and others against F. A. Chamberlin. June 24 - Charles A. Cowan against G'ace M. Cowan. June 25 Bert Duncan against Mae Wright. June 25 Ladd & Tilton bank against B. F. Lepper. June 26-27—Arthur J. Lever against W. J. Winnett. June 27—Stromberg-Mullins e< pany against W. P. Coyle. June 29-30—Peter Morelli against Twoliy Bros, company. For the Plaintiff. In the case of Annie O'Brien against W. M. Busch, the sealed verdict re turned Tuesday night was opened yes terday and was found to be in favor of the plaintiff for $200, the amount claimed. Balance on Note. The time of the court yesterday wm occupied with the trial of the case of T! F. Hills against H. W. Johnson, ir which the plaintiff sura to recover between $400 and $500 alleged to be a balance due on a promissory note. O. O. Mueller rep. resented the plaintiff and C. J. Mar shall the defendant. ROOSEVELT WEDDING TAKES PLACE IN MADRID, SPAIN MADRID, Spain, June 10.—The civil marriage of Miss Belle Willard, daugh ter of the American ambassador Spain, and Kermit Roosevelt, son of Gol. Theodore Roosevelt, was per fermed today. The ceremony was per formed at the office and residence of the chief of police by the magis trate of the Buena Vista district. Colonel Roosevelt and Ambassador Willard were among those present at the ceremony, after which the ding party left the city to pass the afternoon at Toledo. RULES COMMITTEE FAVORABLY INCLINED TOWARDS HOB SON RESOLUTION. FOR NATION-WIDE PROHIBITION WASHINGTON, June 10. Nation wide prohibition will he voted upon by tli.' house within four or live weeks, according to predictions made tonight, after the rules committee had post poned until July I action on a special rule to provide for immediate consid eration of the proposed Hobson amendment. in some quarters It was said the delay meant no action at this session ■ 1 congress, but members of the com mittee emphatically asserted that they would consider and probably favor ably report the Contrlll rule reso lution in July. * he action of the committee fol h'wed a day of stormy conferences between groups of congressmen with out. reference to political division. It was generally conceded that opponents of the Hobson amendment were forc ing the issue at this time, confident that the measure could not poll the two-thirds vote necessary for passage. Representative llohson himself does not favor action ut this time, although ho said tonight that a vote would be taken in me house the second week in July. "If the house fails to adopt my resolution." Mr. Hobson added, "it will be brought up again next. Decem ber." When the committee, by a vote ot 5 to 4, deferred consideration of the tale, it was announced that this course laid been deemed wise because or the conservation legislation and other important questions now before the. house for immediate disposition. Earlier Mr. Hobson and E. C. Din widdle, legislative agent of a number of prohibition organizations, who hail been Invited to appear before the com mittee, submitted written statements. Mr. llohson wrote that he desired to have bis resolution changed In accord ance with t he amended resolution he introduced yesterday to meet the ques tion of state's rights. "In connection with the question or the date for consideration by the bouse of their joint resolution," the statement continued, "1 wish to state that many members of the house, ir respective of party political affiliation, requested me not to press the resolu tion for consideration until they had time to give it mature consideration and time to confer with their con stituents. 1 have respected these rea sonable requests and have not re quested immediate action and do not request immediate action, but the op ponents of the resolution have pre cipitated the matter, and since they have done so and are urging its im mediate consideration, I wish to say that. I shall not oppose such action and will not request friends of the resolution to interpose obstacles in the way of the adoption of the rule allowing adequate debate, with the amendment, proposed above, incorpor ated in the special rule." Mr. Dinwiddie, in a statement, said: "While in many ways we would gladly have a record vote, under h'I ♦' cumstances we intend not to ask spe cial procedure in order to force ac tion in the present session." JOHN SINGLEY INJURED BY HIS HORSE FALLING ON HIM John Singley, the well known Grass Range rancher, is in the hospital, suf fering from a fractured collar bone to'and some broken ribs as a result of j his horse falling on him near the corner of Main street and Fifth ave 'nue. Mr. Singley had taken the horse out for exercise when an auto came along and scared the animal. He |kept the horse well in hand until the animal slipped on the pavement and fell upon its rider. Mr. Singley was wed-[taken from under the horse quickly and as it was seen he was seriously jhurt was sent to the hospital at once.